Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cephus pygmeus

Cephus pygmeus (Linnaeus, 1767)

european wheat stem sawfly

on grasses

parasite

The larvae bore in the culms; here also the pupation takes place.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agropyron; Avena; Bromus; Hordeum; Phleum; Secale; Secale.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Cephus pygmaeus.

references

Benson (1961a), Haris (2018a), Hoop (1983a), Liston (1995b), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Schwarz (1999a), Taeger, Altenhofer, Blank, ao (1998a).

Last modified 24.iv.2020